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Nov 24, 2023
US Air Force Office of Scientific Research supports ARNL researchers' basic research project for solving challenging machine perception tasks
The ARNL researchers' project proposal entitled "Distinguishing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from birds and other flying objects in 3D LiDAR point clouds" has been awarded a grant from the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The winning research team consists of László András Majdik, PhD, Tamás Szirányi, DSc, Gábor Kovács, PhD, and Anita Keszler, PhD.
Nov 24, 2023
The programme Novum broadcast by Hungarian Television reported on the AETS 2023 event held at HUN-REN SZTAKI
In the broadcasts presented in November two lead researchers of the Autonomous Systems National Laboratory (ARNL), head and deputy of the Research Laboratory on Engineering and Management Intelligence at HUN-REN SZTAKI, József Váncza and Gábor Erdős, also gave interviews and two invited speakers, Paul Shore and Peter De Wolf, were also introduced.
Nov 20, 2023
Orientation in focus
In case of mapping and object reconstruction tasks besides the calibration of the camera parameters evaluation of the precision of other system parameters (especially the orientation of drone and gimbal) is also important. Researchers of the HUN-REN SZTAKI, who are also active in the ARNL, designed and organized specialized flight tests in ZalaZONE Smart City to evaluate DJI M300 and Zenmuse P1 orientation precision.
Nov 20, 2023
Scientific research is beautiful!
It was experienced also by the researchers of HUN-REN SZTAKI on a drone flight test in the sunset near Baracska, Hungary. The mentioned researchers are also active in the ARNL.
Nov 13, 2023
US Air Force Office of Scientific Research supports ARNL researchers' project
HUN-REN's SZTAKI researchers have been awarded a grant from the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). Their proposal entitled "Combining analytic and data-driven machine-learning based methods for efficient adaptive dynamic modelling" was prepared by Roland Tóth, Tamás Péni and Bálint Vanek, leading researchers at HUN-REN SZTAKI, all three researchers actively contribute to the research carried out at ARNL.
Oct 26, 2023
The UK Foreign Office Coordinator for Cybernetics in Central and Eastern Europe visited HUN-REN SZTAKI
On 18 October 2023, Csaba Benedek, Deputy Director of HUN-REN SZTAKI received Dr. Jake Phillips, Coordinator for Cybernetics in Central and Eastern Europe at the UK Foreign Office, and Levente Nyitrai and Krisztina Kocsis, both from the UK Embassy in Budapest.
Oct 20, 2023
Presentation on the ethical issues of self-driving vehicles for clerics
ARNL's Lead Researcher, Balázs Németh, who is also the Head of the Engineering Mission at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, gave a presentation at the conference of the Egervölgy Reformed Diocese in Mezőkövesd on 16 October 2023. In his lecture, he spoke about the ethical aspects of artificial intelligence (AI), including the ethical issues related to the design, use and spread of self-driving vehicles.
Oct 19, 2023
Researchers of ARNL showcased a career orientation demonstration on the Ráday Day
Researchers of the Autonomous Systems National Laboratory (ARNL) showcased a spectacular career orientation demonstration on 30 September 2023 in Budapest as part of the Ráday Day. The event was attended by nearly 300 high school students from Budapest and the surrounding area, who tested their skills in an exciting teamwork challenge.
Oct 17, 2023
A workshop on the military applications of artificial intelligence was held at HUN-REN SZTAKI
The workshop – held between 19 and 21 September 2023 – concerned itself with a planned handbook on the potential military applications of artificial intelligence (AI). The event brought together experts from universities, research institutes and national laboratories in Hungary, as well as specialists of the NATO and from NATO partner countries.